Success Isn't Everything

Posted by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Annie Spratt on UnsplashI cannot pretend to understand God, but this is what I see: People who have moved from seeming success to seeming success seldom understand success at all, except a very limited version of their own. People who fail to do it right, by even their own definition of right, are those who often break through to enlightenment and compassion.

—from the book Breathing Under Water: Spirituality and the Twelve Steps by Richard Rohr, OFM

Breathing Under Water by Richard Rohr

Categories: Jesus, Francis of Assisi, twelve steps